Silent Auction

Bidding has now closed.

The Organising Committee has been most fortunate to have obtained the support of a number of generous sponsors who have provided a range of wonderful goods which will be offered as a Silent Auction during the tournament.

Individuals and clubs that are not attending the Victorian Croquet Centre for the tournament are invited to participate in the auction by email.

To bid on an item send an email to ourjives@bigpond.com with subject ‘Silent Auction Bid’ and the following information.

  • Name
  • Club Name, if you are bidding on behalf of a club
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Bid Amount 
  • Item for which you are bidding - please mark clearly the name and number of the item.

Terms and Conditions apply, see below for details.

For further information contact Jim or Val Saunders on 03 5250 5250 or 0417 541 311.

Silent Auction Items

1. Toro Self Propelled Mower Model 20353

The Toro 22" All-Wheel Drive Recycler lawn mower gives you powerful performance and lightweight agility The front and rear wheels engage independently distributing the right amount of traction when needed It's powered by a 7.25 ft-lb gross torque 163cc Briggs & Stratton Engine w/Ready Start and features Toro's exclusive Personal Pace Self-Propel System which allows you to mow at speeds that are infinitely adjustable to your walking pace up to 4.8 miles per hour

View item on toro.com.au

Recommended Retail Price $1,000

2. Toro Self Propelled Mower Model 20353 

(Identical to item 1)

Recommended Retail Price $1,000

3. Pearl Pendant

This beautiful pendant kindly donated by Linneys of Perth is a really attractive piece of evening jewellery for the very discerning lady

Recommended Retail Price $865.00

4. Transforma Optimum Mallet

The latest mallet in the Transforma range donated by Robert Brown featuring a one piece Ertalon D shape with carbon fibre shaft and Easy Grip Handle. Weight and handle length at customer’s choice.

Recommended Retail Price $425.00

5. Transforma Mallet

The very popular Transforma Mallet donated by Robert Brown featuring powder coated aluminium with Ertalon end faces, carbon fibre shaft and Easy Grip Handle. Weight, colour and handle length at customer’s choice.

Recommended Retail Price $395.00

6. Pope (By Toro) Auto Retractable Hose Reel 30 Metres

Ideal for croquet clubs or home gardens, this 30 metre Retractable Hose Reel mounts securely to any wall and swivels 180 degrees for ease of use. The smooth coiling feature, with stop and go action, ensures the hose not only unwinds and rewinds with ease, but also locks at your desired length.


Recommended Retail Price $199.00

7. Pope (By Toro) Auto Retractable Hose Reel 20 Metres

Ideal for croquet clubs or home gardens, this 20 metre Retractable Hose Reel mounts securely to any wall and swivels 180 degrees for ease of use. The smooth coiling feature, with stop and go action, ensures the hose not only unwinds and rewinds with ease, but also locks at your desired length.


Recommended Retail Price $139.00

8. One Night's Accommodation in an Executive Spa Apartment at Quest Apartments, Caroline Springs

Quest apartments have been most generous in their support. Not only have they provided discounted accommodation for the tournament, but they have extended the discounts for calendar 2017.

Hotel Information

Recommended Retail Price $260.00

9. One Night's Accommodation in an Executive Spa Apartment at Quest Apartments, Caroline Springs

(Identical to item 8)

Recommended Retail Price $260.00

Terms and Conditions

Bids can be made for one or multiple items.

Multiple bids can be made for a single item.

Reserves will apply to all items to avoid unreasonable bids being made.

To enter a bid send an email to ourjives@bigpond.com with subject ‘Silent Auction Bid’ providing the following information.

  • Name
  • Club Name, if you are bidding on behalf of a club
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Bid Amount 
  • Item for which you are bidding - please mark clearly the name and number of the item.

Your email bid(s) will be placed into the sealed box.

After bidding closes, should 2 or more bids be submitted for the same amount, each bidder will be approached by a WCF official and asked if they wish to change their bid.

Announcement of successful bids will be made at the Official Dinner on 4 March 2017.

If successful bidders are not present at the Official Dinner, they will be contacted by phone and arrangements made for the goods to be collected.

Payment to be made prior to goods being released.

Bids will be sorted by independent outside scrutineers who are not involved with the tournament.

Email bids accepted until 12 Noon AEDT on 2 March 2017